Few can claim to have had as far-fling a career when aged 19 as Frank Acheampong, and the Ghana forward tells FIFA.com how his journeys to Thailand and Belgium are fuelling his drive at Turkey 2013.
After a tense 48-hour wait Ghana squeezed through to the Round of 16 as a third-place qualifier to set up a meeting with Portugal, and colourful forward Ebenezer Assifuah takes FIFA.com through the team’s emotional rollercoaster.
Mali defeated Ghana 3-1 to earn a third place finish at the 2013 CAF Africa Cup of Nations in the precursor to tomorrow's final between Burkina Faso and Nigeria.
Two former winners of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations played out an entertaining draw as Ghana and Congo DR both kicked off their respective campaigns, scoring the first goals of this year's competition in the process.
As is tradition at FIFA.com, Sunday is when we look ahead to a week of birthdays across Planet Football, this week including five veterans of the FIFA World Cup™ with a combined total of eight appearances between them.
Reigning champions Juventus made it three wins out of three in Serie A after coming from a goal behind to beat Genoa 3-1, with Emanuele Giaccherini, Mirko Vucinic and Kwadwo Asamoah all on target.